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9th Feb LIVE -NEWS
Smriti Irani Launches India Size Project in Mumbai i, Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani Taunched the India Size project in Mumbai. A first-of-its-kind project in the history of the country, India Size aims to arrive at a standard Indian Size for the ready-to-wear clothing industry, on the lines of the standardized sizes available in countries such as the USA and the UK. ii. India size project will benefit manufacturers, consumers and generate data which will help tap into the potential of the sector.
ICAI Signs Pact With Invest India To Promote Foreign Investment . The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) announced that it has signed a pact with Invest India to promote foreign investments in the country and Indian investments abroad. ii. The MoU was signed by ICAl President Naveen N D Gupta and Invest India MD and CEO Deepak Bagla. The objective of the MoU is to provide necessary guidance and advice to the potential inbound and outbound investors and promote India as an investment-friendly destination.
PMAY (U) Awards Instituted For Implementation & Innovation i. In a bid to recognize the outstanding performance and to promote a healthy competition by States/UTs, Urban Local Bodies, Beneficiaries and Housing Finance Corporations (under CLSS), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has instituted the 'PMAY (U) awards for Implementation and Innovation' under the Mission. ii. The overarching purpose of the PMAY (U) Awards is to identify and reward the "Top Performers" in different categories, to encourage others to compete and attain the goal of 'Housing for All' in a sustained manner.
RBI Raised Collateral-Free Farm Loan Limit From Rs. 1 Lakh To Rs. 1.6 Lakh i. The Reserve Bank of India raised the limit of collateral- free agricultural loans to Rs. 1.6 lakh from the current Rs. 1 lakh with a view to help small and marginal farmers. ii. The Union Budget had also announced measures to boost the farming sector in addition to annual payment of Rs. 6,000 to small and marginal farmers. Currently, the banks are mandated to extend collateral-free agricultural loans up to Rs. 1 lakh. This limit was fixed in the year 2010. RBI 25th Governor: Shaktikant Das, Headquarters: Mumbai, Founded: 1 April 1935, Kolkata.